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Mass Ave Reconstruction Project - Wrapping up the 2015 Construction Season

Post Date:12/04/2015 10:15 AM
The MassDOT reconstruction of Massachusetts Avenue in East Arlington has achieved full beneficial completion as was noted at the project’s dedication ceremony on November 21st, 2015. As has been stated at both public information meetings for the project, some elements of the job are scheduled to be completed in the spring of 2016. As of this fall, the project is on track to be completed as scheduled. Please click here for detailed information on wrapping up the 2015 construction season.

Stay in the Loop

The Town understands that this will have impacts on residents, businesses, and travelers in the area. The Town and MassDOT have worked with the contractor, J.H. Lynch and Sons, to develop a detailed communication plan to keep interested parties informed of upcoming work. If you would like to receive these notifications via email, please subscribe to the "East Arlington Mass. Ave. Rebuild"  from this list of email notifications offered by the Town.

What to Expect During Construction

• Mass. Ave. and side streets will remain open to traffic at all times.
• Reasonable access will be provided for pedestrians and vehicles through the project and to abutting properties.
• The Contractor will provide written notice to all abutters in advance of any sidewalk reconstruction work, and provide safe access to abutting properties during construction (72 hours to one week notice).
• Curbside parking will be maintained on at least one side of the road.

June 16 Public Information Session Presentation

A public information meeting was held Monday June 16th at the Thompson School, 187 Everett Street, at 7 p.m. The purpose of this meeting was to introduce the MassDOT team and to provide an overview of the 2014 construction season to residents and other stakeholders. You can view the presentation here (1.4MBs PDF).

Design Plans


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